Grants Decisions

Grants paid to 31 March 2018


Grants approved/paid to 31/3/2018

Active Communities  
Rotorua Touch Assoc Inc, 2017 National Maori Touch tournament $5,000
Spirit of Adventure Trust, Six scholarships for programme fee $5,000

Healthy Sustainable Housing

Baywide Community Law CT, Housing Advocacy Service $30,000
Habitat for Humanity (Tauranga) Ltd, Gate Pa development $400,000
Visions of a Helping Hand CT Rotorua, Homeless Shelter for women & children $15,000
Whakaatu Whanaunga Trust, Six self contained emergency houses $200,000
Whakatane District Council, Emergency Liveable Homes project $250,000
Whakatane District Council, Murupara Healthy Homes project $15,000
W.I.S.E Better Homes, Rotorua/Taupo insulation project $345,000



Improved Natural Environment

Aongatete Forest Restoration Trust, Operational costs $35,000
Bay Conservation Inc, Operational costs $20,000
Keep New Zealand Beautiful Soc Inc, clean up week $5,000
Lakes Water Quality Society Inc, Fresh water symposium $10,000
Maketu Ongatoro Wetland Soc Inc, MOWs Development project $25,000
Manawahe Eco Trust, Operational costs $20,000
Para Kore Marae Inc, Para Kore programme in BoP $5,000
PiPs Inc, Operational costs $10,000
Sustainable Business Network Inc, Tawahai Stream project $10,000
Tongariro Natural History Society, Kids Greening Taupo Environment education programme $141,464
Tongariro Natural History Society, Operational costs $30,000
Whakamarama Community Inc - Friends of the Blade, Pest control $9,000



Inclusive Communities

Age Concern Rotorua District Inc, Operational costs $30,000
Age Concern Taupo (Inc), Operational costs $9,000
Alzheimers Soc Tauranga Inc, Operational costs $30,000
Anglican Care Waiapu, Operational costs $20,000
Asthma Rotorua, COPD Community project $5,000
Atua Awhi Community CT, CFM Operational costs $25,000
Auckland District Kidney Soc Inc, Operational costs $15,000
Autism NZ Inc, Operational costs $15,000
Beachaven Family Services, Operational costs $30,000
BoP Sexual Assault Support Service, Operational costs $35,000
Brain Injury Assoc Rotorua Inc, Operational costs $7,500
C3 Church Tauranga, Arataki Support Package & Community meal $7,320
CanTeen NZ Inc, Member support services $11,500
Catholic Family Support Services, LINK mentoring volunteer program $10,000
CCS Disability Action BoP Inc, programme and operational costs $5,000
Central Plateau Parkinsons Support Group, Operational costs $5,000
Complex Chronic Illness Support Inc, Operational costs $15,000
Deaf Aotearoa Holdings Ltd, Operational costs $10,000
EBAT Charitable Trust (t/a Pou Whakaaro), establishment of Community Centre $300,000
Empowerment NZ CT, Community Hub Operations $20,000
Epilepsy Assoc of NZ Inc $10,000
Good Neighbour Aotearoa Trust, Operational costs $30,000
Grief Support Services, Operational costs $15,000
Growing Through Grief - Opotiki, Operational costs $7,500
Growing through Grief - Rotorua, Operational costs $5,000
Growing Through Grief - Te Puke, Operational costs $5,000
Journey Restorative Trust, Community Christmas dinner $1,052
Katikati Christian Foodbank, Operational costs $2,500
Kawerau & Districts Ageing In Place Inc, Operational costs $25,000
Kawerau Menz Shed, Operational costs $3,000
Merivale Community Inc, Business case for new community centre $22,500
Merivale School, Weekly community meal $5,000
Motor Neurone Disease Assoc of NZ Inc, new vehicle $10,000
New Zealand Centre for Gifted Education, Subsidies to access MindPlus Rotorua $10,000
Papamoa Family Services, Operational costs $35,000
Parkinsonism Soc Tga Inc, Operational costs $7,500
People First New Zealand Inc. (Nga Tangata Tuatahi), Operational costs $7,500
Recreate NZ, Operational costs $22,249
Ronald McDonald House Charities NZ, BoP families expenses $5,000
Rotorua District Riding for the Disabled, Operational costs $30,000
Sailability Tauranga CT, Sailing Dinglies & beach trolley's $10,000
Shakti Ethnic Women's Support Group, Operational costs $35,000
St Peters Care & Cpunselling CT (ST Peters House), Operational costs $120,000
St Vincent de Paul Soc - Rotorua, Operational costs $5,000
Stroke Foundation of NZ - Midland Region, Operational costs $25,000
Talklink Trust, Operational costs $15,000
Tauranga (BoP) Hearing Assoc Inc $20,000
Tauranga Land Search & Rescue Inc, 30 Wandatrack pendants $3,500
Tauranga Regional free kindergarten Assoc (Karamuramu kindergarten), Van $7,500
Tauranga Senior Citizens Club Inc, Upgrade to LED lighting $2,705
Te Aka Toitu Trust, Digital Literacy in Kawerau/Murupara areas $150,000
Te Puke Community Menz Shed Trust, Operational costs $5,000
Te Whare O Manaaki, Operational costs $30,000
The Salvation Army NZ Trust (Whakatane), Christmas food parcels $3,500
Turangi Foodbank Inc, Operational costs $4,000
Turangi Mountain Region Trust, Community Christmas Dinner $3,000
WBoP Disability Support Trust, Operational costs $6,000
Whakaatu Whanaunga Trust, Foodbank operational costs $2,500

Prosperous Communities

BOP Film Trust, promoting the film industry in the BOP $150,000
Citizens Advice Bureau Whakatane Inc, Operational costs $5,000
Katch Katikati Inc, Operational costs $20,000
Katikati Community Resource Centre, Operational costs $90,000
Linton Park Community Trust, Operational costs $25,000
Matata Community Resource Centre, Operational costs $14,612
Mokoia Community Assoc, Operational costs $90,000
QE Health, developing business case for investment $100,000
Taupo Citizens Advice Bureau Inc, Operational costs $10,000
Taupo District Council, Tauo to Turangi trail $30,000
The Search Party CT, Operational costs $40,000

Safe Communities

Mt Maunganui Lifeguard Service Inc, redeveloping Lifeguard centre as multi-use facility $270,000
Neighbourhood Support WBoP, Operational costs $17,000
Opotiki Surf Lifesaving Club, Operational costs $5,000
Papamoa Surf Life Saving Club Inc, Coaching costs $25,000
Rotorua District Council, Water safety programme $33,250
Rotorua Mountain Bike Club, Operational costs $20,000
Students Against Dangerous Driving (SADD) $2,500
Surf Lifesaving NZ Inc, Eastern Region, Beach Education days $5,000
Swimming NZ, Operational costs $35,000
Taupo Neighbourhood Suport Inc, New membership - Police business plan $10,000
The Order or St John Central Region, Ambulance Officer in Te Kaha $33,000
Water Safety NZ, BoP Water Safety strategy $10,000
Whakatane District Neighbourhood Support Trust, Whakatane Gets Ready $5,000
Youth Search & Rescue Tauranga Trust, Programme training $25,000

Strengthened Whanau

Barnardos NZ, Operational costs $15,000
CACTUS Te Puke, CACTUS programme $10,000
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Trust NZ, Operational costs $30,000
Holy Trinity Anglican Church Tauranga, Social work program $10,000
Katch Katikati Inc., Maori Warden youth programme $10,000
Katikati Community Resource Centre, Operational costs $25,000
Kawerau Blue Light Ventures Trust Inc, Operational costs $30,000
Kidz Need Dadz Charitab Trust Tauranga Inc, DadzKare/education/support $10,000
Maketu Health & Social Services (BBF), Operational costs $23,800
Manaaki Ora Trust (Tipu Ora), Kia Puawai young fathers programme $260,000
Merivale Community Inc, Operational costs $40,000
Parent to Parent Coastal Bay of Plenty, Operational costs $20,000
Pregnancy Help Inc. Taupo, Operational costs $15,000
Priority One WBoP Inc, Instep programme $30,000
Sports BoP, (BBF) Bump Club  $75,000
Storytime Foundation Trust, Operational costs $10,000
Storytime Foundation Trust (BBF) Books for Babies $30,000
Tauranga Parents Centre Inc, Operational costs $5,000
The Bright Vision Trust, Operational costs $10,000
The Scout Assoc of NZ, Regional team $10,000
Tumanako Hou Trust Whakatane, Operational costs $10,000
Turangi Blue Light Ventures, Operational costs $21,026
Whakaatu Whanaunga Trust, Operational costs $31,420
Whakatane Blue Light Ventures, Opertational costs $20,000
Youth Projects Trust, Operational costs $15,000



Strong Community Organisations

Child Matters, BoP workshops/prgrammes $16,284
Community Research, Webinars & What works programs $2,500
International Centre for Entrepreneurship Foundation, Course & Capacity Building $60,000

Vibrant & Fun Communities

Detour Theatre Trust, Four community based amateur shows $10,000
Easterfest NZ Trust, Family Fun day $5,000
Ra Whakangahau Trust, Ra Whakangahau 2017 $11,800
Rock Quest CT, Regional Rock Quest events $5,000
Rotorua Arts Village Trust, Operational costs $15,000
Rotorua Lakes Council, Maker Space $130,000
Rotorua Lakeside Concert CT, Lakeside 2018 Whenua $13,000
Safe Turangi, 2017 Christmas in the park $10,000
Tarnished Frocks & Divas CT, Tarnished Frocks & Diva event $10,000
Tauranga Arts Festival Trust, Tauranga Arts Festival $10,000
Tauranga Historical Society Inc, Preliminary investigation of fireplace $1,500
Tauranga Jazz Society, 2018 National Jazz festival $7,500
Te Aroha Kapa CT, Kapahaka Regional festival $10,000
Te Manatu Ahurea o Tuhoe Trust, Te Hui Ahurei a Tuhoe 2018 $10,000
Te Roro o te Rangi Turipuku Tribal Trust, build new wharekai $25,000
Te Whakatohea Research & Archives Trust, Operational costs $2,350
The Incubator Growing Art & Culture CT, Operational costs $30,000
The Tauranga Community Trust, A Night before Christmas event $10,000
Torere Reserves Trust, Torere Marae Wharepaku rebuild (phase one) $14,000
Waterwheel Historic Trust, Farming like Grandad $2,500
Whakatane District Community Arts Council, Summer Arts Festival $10,000

Toolbox funding

The Acorn Foundation - Vital Signs  $25,000
Socialink - Researcher & Statistician $5,000
Priority One Evaluation advice $3,850
The Inspiring Communities $2,925
Taupo District Council $2,070
Volunteering Bay of Plenty $670
Akina Foundation  $3,750
Akina Foundation  $2,000
Tauranga Moana Nightshelter Trust $6,000
Mockingbird Inc. $1,625
The Inspiring Communities $2,500
Uretara Estuary Managers Inc. $15,000
SuperGrans $1,625
Total $5,227,347